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Significado de “repel” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "repel" - Diccionario Inglés

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repelverb [T]

uk   /rɪˈpel/ us   /rɪˈpel/ -ll-
  • repel verb [T] (FORCE AWAY)

to force something or someone to move away or stop attacking you: This coat has a special surface that repels moisture.formal The defenders repelled the attack without losing any men.
specialized physics to have a magnetic field that pushes away something with a similar magnetic field: Similar poles of magnets repel each other, and opposite poles attract.
  • repel verb [T] (CAUSE STRONG DISLIKE)

People or things that repel you make you feel strongly that you do not want to be near, see, or think about them: She was repelled by his ugliness. Her arrogance repels many people.
(Definition of repel from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "repel" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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repelverb [T]

us   /rɪˈpel/ -ll-
to force away something unwanted: This coat repels moisture.
Repel can also mean disgust: Even the idea of him repels her.
repellent
noun [C/U] us   /rɪˈpel·ənt/
[U] Bring insect repellent along on the hike.
(Definition of repel from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
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May 25, 2016
by Liz Walter Enough is a very common word, but it is easy to make mistakes with it. You need to be careful about its position in a sentence, and the prepositions or verb patterns that come after it. I’ll start with the position of enough in the sentence. When we use it with a noun,

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